9 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 6,000
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
AN APULIAN GNATHIAN-WARE AMPHORA
LAUREL SPRAY GROUP, CIRCA 330-320 B.C.
The obverse with a theater mask, perhaps of a hetaira, hanging from a garland of ivy and berries, framed by tasseled fillets and pendant sprays; the reverse with a wreath centered by a circular medallion; the biconical ribbed body outlined in red, a band of alternating red and white along the outer edge
6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) high
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